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Playing Both Ends: Amphibian Adapted to Varied Pressures says USU Biologist

Mary-Ann Muffoletto


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A Caecilian is found in tropical climates throughout the world. 


Dr. Edmund "Butch Brodie and his colleagues have recently published their findings about Caecilians in an issue of Scientific Reports

Caecilians are a limbless amphibian that has adapted in unique ways to escape from predators and move. For example, they have glands that secrete mucus that helps the Caecilan move.

Read the article in Utah State Today by Mary-Ann Muffoletto

Read the paper in Scientific Reports